Job title: Automation Specialist

Company: Propak Systems

Job description: Description :Closing Date: Until suitable candidate is foundLocation: Airdrie, ABPropak Systems Ltd., an established leader in engineering, fabrication and construction of gas compression and processing facilities for the energy industry, is seeking an Automation Specialist to join our Electrical Engineering Department at our Airdrie office.The Automation Specialist must complete advanced, complex, and confidential tasks requiring strong understanding of basic engineering principles. Control System Specialists are expected to have a fundamental understanding of the industrial process(s) used on your projects and describe this to other automation team members. They are responsible for delivering on your assigned tasks, without sacrificing safety and quality according to schedule commitments. They must maintain communication with your team lead / project manager, update progress tracking tools and generate scope change documentation. Work cooperatively, sharing best practices, with other technical leaders to develop the programming practices and graphics standards for the department. Where possible identify training opportunities that will assist you in your development.Key Responsibilities:

  • Programs and configure PLCs, HMIs, RTU, and DCS/SCADA for the oil and gas industry
  • Assist with developing/maintaining automation programming standards/templates
  • Commissions controls systems in North America and internationally
  • Tests, calibrates, and troubleshoots electrical equipment and instrumentation
  • Reviews/Modifies electrical schematics, P&IDs, Cause Effects and Critical Settings documents
  • Ensures each project meets contract scope of supply and design specifications
  • Conduct Factory Approval Tests FAT/SAT/HAT/CAT on control systems and oil and gas equipment (Loop/HMI/Logic checks)
  • Independently analyzes complex problems by communicating with leaders, employees and customers. Works with engineers to create/review/modify control philosophies/narratives for oil and gas equipment
  • Assists with system architecture design. Provides ongoing technical support to clients
  • Travels, domestically and internationally, to assist in the commissioning and start-up

of oil and gas equipment (10-30% travel requirement).Qualifications:

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  • A graduate of a recognized diploma in Electrical/Instrumentation/Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • ASET membership is an asset
  • 2+ years’ experience in control systems in the oil and gas or petrochemical industry
  • The following experience is required:
  • Programming/Configuring PLC/DCS/HMI control systems
  • Programming Allen Bradley Factory Talk ME/SE and RS Logix 5000/500
  • Reviewing/modifying P&ID’s, Cause and Effect and Critical Settings documentation
  • Reviewing and modifying electrical schematics
  • On-site commissioning and start-ups
  • Required domestic and international travel. A valid drivers license is required and either the ability to obtain or currently have a valid passport.
  • Previous refinery or gas plant operations and fabrication environment experience is an asset
  • Experience with an EPCM company is an asset. Experience with DeltaV is an asset
  • Design, installation, and operation of gas processing equipment including natural gas compression, refrigeration, turbo-expander, or amine treating plants is an asset

Location: Airdrie, AB

Job date: Thu, 28 Mar 2024 06:28:02 GMT